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stay lowered for michael chip writtenny, 43, who was also a police lieutenant in webster. and tomasz koczowka, who was in his early 20s and a full time 911 dispatcher. >> you know, people get up in the middle of the night to put out fires, they don't expect to be shot and killed. >> reporter: the two wounded firefighters are in guarded condition, expected to live, though one has a bullet lodged in his spine. >> you guys all know each other. how hard is this? >> it's very difficult -- it's a very difficult situation. >> reporter: the gunman killed himself as police surrounded his position. he was found with several webs, including one rifle. joanne nania is among the many people in webster tonight clutching each other tight. >> they're always there for you know? you take them for granted. you don't know -- oh, i'm sorry, i just -- it's just -- it's christmas! i mean, who targets people on christmas? >> glor: a fifth man was also r: ared, an off duty policeman driving to work. work. struck by shrapnel but snaged to back up his vehicle led stop any other cars from heading into the dange
Dec 25, 2012 7:00am EST
: michael moore. host: i'm sorry? caller: michael moore. capitalism is dead. host: george, good morning. caller: good morning. george will. he is not an office holder and has no intention of running for public office. he gave a lecture in st. louis on december 4 and it was aired on c-span last evening. it was about progressivism and how would differs from thomas jefferson's vision and view of the basis for our government founded in natural rights. wilson was the opposite in his view. a little bit of a man involved subject. the movement started with president wilson and basically 100 years ago. george will analyze it in his lecture at the differences between the declaration of independence upon which thomas jefferson based the fundamental rights, the natural rights as announced in the declaration of independence. host: what is it about mr. will that makes him a hero to you? caller: he has consistently for decades espoused in billion form. fo brilliant writing he is a conservative in the truest sense of the word. he made clear the distinction between what happened in the french revolution
Dec 25, 2012 1:00pm EST
of our other guests john: we're back with audience comments and questions for michael shurmur. brian cafler, david ropiak, and jonathan bean. so, who is first? >> if you ask those people you interviewed on the street, they would agree that government, for the most part is inept and corrupt, on the same token those same people i would think would want more government intervention to have an even playing field for people in this country, what do you think these two issues, the ineptness and corruptness don't coincide with their desire for less government. john: anyone, i agree with him, people say that government is corrupt. we need government to fix that. >> i think, yes, but as long as it is our tribe we're connected to then we feel like they will make the right decisions if they are the decisions we want them to make. if it is going in favor of the otr tribe, that we don't like, then we'll attack them as being incompetent and comment corrupt. >> there is an interesting example of this in texas. they have aup t adopted somethir drunk driving called no refusal, in many states, when yo
Dec 25, 2012 4:00am PST
-five or older, may have low t. so talk to your doctor about low t. hey, michael! [ male announcer ] and step out of the shadows. hi! how are you? [ male announcer ] learn more at isitlowt.com. [ laughs ] hey! >>> good morning and welcome to "morning joe." i hope you and your family are having a great holiday week. now, this hour, we're going to be revisiting some of our best interviews and conversations of the year. >> and we begin with a man who's been both a vocal and symbolic part of the debt discussion. the chairman of berkshire hathaway, warren buffett. he joined us on set along with carol lummis, who came out with the new book, "tap dancing to work: warren buffett on practically everything 1966 to 2012." a compilation about the oracle of omaha. >> what is the principle of warren buffett's life that keeps him who he is, but keeps him in his house and omaha. what's that thing in life that drove him in high school and drives him now? >> well, he does like to succeed, but money is nothing, absolutely nothing. he's always been driven and he got interested in invest, when he was -- well, his fir
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, 43-year-old michael ciporrani and 25-year-old, tomascz chip chip. the shooter, william spengler set the home ablaze and took his own life shooting himself in the head. spengler was no stranger to law enforcement. he served 16 years for a conviction of manslaughter beating his grandmother to death. as a ex-con, spengler was not permitted to have weapons. >> spengler was a convicted felon. he is not allowed to poe -- possess weapons. so did he legally possess the weapons? no. we've had all kinds of weapons larcenies in town and around the county and wayne county as of late so i don't know where those weapons came from but we'll certainly find out. >> reporter: why spengler went on the rampage there is still known motive. when the mother died two months ago, obit irwary asked for donations to the west webster fire department and that is who responded to the fire. he had a strained relationship with his sister. the massive fire that left seven homes destroyed made it difficult to search for what might be additional victims. jamie, it is possible we might learn more defails in the next f
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. michael >> they're always there for you. you take them for granted. you have don't know -- >> reporter: the two wounded ones are expected to live as another town tries to come together to deal with a holiday tragedy. for "cbs this morning," i'm jim axelrod in new york. >>> tv's beloved every man jack klugman has died. he played the sloppy sportswriter oscar madison on "the odd couple" and the gruff medical examiner in "q ♪ >>> we're looking back this morn at some of the favorite stories of 2012. david letterman put on a unique show last week at ball state university. >> as jeff glor reports, the late show interviewed another tv legend oprah winfrey. >> when i look out at this audience i have the same thought each time, we really should charge for tickets. >> reporter: david letterman opened with a joke but this was no comedy show. for an hour and 40 minutes, letterman and oprah winfrey discussed everything from race to the abuse winfrey abused as a child. >> race continually -- continuously sexually molested from 10 to 14. >> reporter: winfrey talked about th
Dec 25, 2012 3:00am PST
. michael tomero from fox light. spending his christmas however. rick: yeah. clayton: he is watching "fox and friends" on his plane in the vacation. ainsley: that is awesome. rick: can't figure out what we're doing. ainsley: clayton is scratching his neck. clayton: got a rash. rick: thanks a lot. ainsley: thanks for everything you do for us. get this, travel safely. clayton: thanks, michael. we want to check in with santa. he has been here all morning long after the long night of delivering gifts to all the sweet little boys and girls and how are you holding up this morning, santa? >> i'm doing very well. but i'm ready for that rest. clayton: you have 30 minutes left of our show answering e-mails and tweets from viewers around the country and around the world. steve wants to know, he tweeted, what is the top speed for your sleigh? get up to what mach-1, mach-2? >> probably a mach-2, 3. i'm moving pretty quick. those reindeer are fast. to all the houses. rick: an e-mail from tom. does mrs. claus go with you on the sleigh or help you with the toys? >> mrs. klaus has gone a couple of times.